July 14, read through the Bible in a year.

Today we read one chapter of second Corinthians and the last three chapters of Esther.

July 14: 2 Corinthians 11, Esther 8, Esther9, Esther 10 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

2 Corinthians 11. Paul showed concern for the Corinthians faithfulness, warned them against false Apostles, “for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.” Paul put forward a reluctant boasting about his sufferings for Christ.

Esther 8. With Haman out of the way, the Jews were still in peril, since the edict of the king could not be changed, so Esther pleaded again to the king and a new edict was proclaimed, the the Jews had every right to defend themselves and strike back, and so Esther saved the Jews.

Esther 9. The Jews triumphed, and the first Purim was celebrated.

Esther 10, epilogue about the greatness of Mordecai.

 

2 Corinthians 11, Concern for Faithfulness, Paul and False Apostles, Reluctant Boasting, Suffering for Christ.

2 Corinthians 11, Concern for Faithfulness, Paul and False Apostles, Reluctant Boasting, Suffering for Christ.